Author Archives: Emily Files

Ketchikan hosts high school music festival

Thunder Mountain Jazz Band performs in the Kayhi auditorium.

Around 500 young musicians from all over Southeast Alaska brought their instruments and voices to Ketchikan last weekend for Music Festival. It’s an event that rotates between Ketchikan, Juneau, and Sitka each year. more

City Council moves hospital project forward

The Ketchikan City Council meeting Thursday focused mostly on hospital-related projects, including the relocation of the KAR House. City Mayor Lew Williams III joined KRBD for a recap.… more

Financial planning simulation for students

The Financial Foundation task force, part of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition, is holding a financial planning simulation at Shoenbar Middle School Friday. more

Community Chorus presents Gershwin concert

Steve Kinney from the Ketchikan Community Chorus gives details about the “Gershwin Portrait” performance on April 25 and 26.… more

What goes into Ketchikan school lunches?

First and second graders at Tongass school enjoyed the enchiladas and veggies.

Some of parents who have tried the school lunches said they wondered where the meals are prepared and how that affects the food’s freshness. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into Ketchikan school lunches. more

Rendezvous Services offers range of senior activites

Lichia Kelly-King talks to KRBD about the activities for seniors at Rendezvous Senior Day Services. more

AARP releases new senior directory

AARP Senior Directory

Ed Zastrow and Dick Coose of AARP in Ketchikan explain what’s new and interesting about the 2014-2016 Greater Ketchikan Area Senior Directory. more

Rainforest Rollergirls skate to second bout

Lyrissa Hammer and Tara Miller at a recent Rollergirls practice.

The Ketchikan Rainforest Rollergirls, like other derby teams in Southeast Alaska, have been building their team’s size and strength for about a year and half. On Sunday, they have their second local bout. more

School Board expresses frustration over borough funding

The School Board at a recent meeting.

The Ketchikan School Board talked funding at its meeting Wednesday night. The Board is about a month away from handing off next school year’s budget to the Borough Assembly for approval. more

School Board to review FY2015 budget

At its Wednesday evening meeting, the Ketchikan School Board will take a last look at the Fiscal Year ’15 budget before it proceeds to its final public hearing. more